Home Learn English Teach English MyEnglishClub Home Learn English Teach English MyEnglishClub

Please note that these ESL Forums are NOT part of MyEnglishClub. To post at these ESL Forums please register ↑ first.

Bandits strike terror

English grammar help. Grammar questions from ESL learners

Moderator: Alan

Bandits strike terror

Postby ravi » Fri Sep 10, 2004 4:21 pm


What does "Bandits strike terror" mean ?.

New Member
Posts: 2
Joined: Tue Sep 07, 2004 4:45 pm

Postby Josef » Tue Sep 14, 2004 4:06 pm

"To strike terror" basically means "to terrify or to make (somebody) very afraid or to frighten".

bandit = violent robber or outlaw

"Bandits strike terror" thus means (for example):

Outlaws make people very afraid
Violent robbers terrify people
"We are not wholly bad or good, who live our lives under Milk Wood"
prayer of the Reverend Eli Jenkins in Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas
User avatar
Protector of the Boards
Protector of the Boards
Posts: 698
Joined: Thu Dec 18, 2003 6:56 am
Location: England
Status: English Teacher

Return to Grammar Help

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 16 guests